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Dec 16, 2012 9:00am PST
an improvement. when the fda aproves a drug fo marketing, a new drug, what the manufacturer has to establish is that the new drug is better than nothing. >> are we talking about wikperdol? >> that's one of the drugs. this is a whole category but that's the one in the study. if you found this is true, the newer drug will claim it's an improvement or suggested an improvement, plus the impact of the advertising programs and the solicitation of doctors from brands? i don't want to -- we're not here to fault brand drugs and we'll explain that in a minute. but, there is no advertising for the drugs that we're talking about here. the generic drugs. >> very little promotion of generic drugs to consumers or doctors. >> because when the brand drugs goes off patent, you get a variety of generic companies. it's per missibility and for all genarks to eer the competition, correct? >> for the first 6 months, the first generic manufacturer to challenge the patent has exclusivity for 6 months. this is very important because this was created by the hatch wax man act in 1984. and it creates a 6 month exexclusi
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 11:35pm PST
of growing up to three times as fast as mother nature's model. well, fda scientists say it's safe to eat. but would you take a bite? abc's jim avila traveled to a secret location in central america for this "nightline" investigates. >> reporter: deep in the rain forests of panama, in a secret location, behind padlocked gates, barbedwire fences, and over a rickety wooden bridge, grows what could be the most-debated food product of our time. shades of "jurassic park" this is a freshwater farm, altering the genes, not of dinosaurs. but growing a new dna-altered saltwater fish. in the mountains, far from the sea, a salmon that could be the first genetically all teared animal protein approved for the world to eat. a landmark change for human food. critics call them frankenfish. >> the idea of changing an animal farm is creepy. when you move the dna of a species into another species, you create a new life form that's so new and so unique you can get a patent for it. >> reporter: until now, aqua bounty, the multi national company that for ten years has been developing this fish, has been keepin
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> since then, she's been relentlessly campaigning to have treats recalled. fda acknowledges thousands of complaints. they asked to consider halting production until the fda can determine whether or not the products contain tainted materials chinese government wrote back slamming the fda. the cause of the deaths have not been determined. wrote from the perspective of thew76: chinese side there might be something wrong with the fda investigation guidance. >> i don't believe that. they're one of the top scientists. >> the letter from the people's republic of china warned not to influence public opinion ask z.to clear the q eliminate the negative impact m they will be receiving several feet of snow f you have travel plans to head out there, winter storm watch going up friday morning. thank you to our transmission control for that view. we zr r r do have clear skies. we have our own radar in combination with national weather service radar will be watching for next storm. our radar tracking next storm first. it's coming in from northwest. temperatures falling and it's going to be a cold ni
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >> reporter: abc news is the first to see up close and actually taste this mysterious fish fda scientists have ruled is as safe as food from conventional atlantic salmon. this is clearly what they call frankenfish? >> these are very healthy beautiful atlantic salmon. >> reporter: the big difference, size. this is a one-year-old atlantic salmon dwarfed by the new genetically altered salmon of the same age. how do they do it? by merging the dna of three fish into one. taking dna from a chinook salmon and from a sea eel to produce an atlantic salmon that grows fast from birth. >> you get to market size at least 12 months before any other type of salmon that's out there. >> reporter: aquabounty says the fish are ready for market, and the company now awaits final fda approval. but have we gone too far? >> it opens up a whole other section of the grocery store to this technology which we think is still not fully understood. >> reporter: there is no proven link between genetically altered food and health problems. but critics are skeptical about aquabounty studies and complain government scientists h
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 4:30am PST
levels. >> reporter: the fda says the medical offices bought botox from a canadian supplier and it could be unsafe because it's not fda-approved. a letter was sent to the doctors saying, the fda is very concerned that products distributed by the suppliers may cause harm to patients because they may be unsafe or ineffective. for peter, a century city plastic surgeon and expert on botox, he says using nonfda- approved injectibles can be dangerous. >> very specifically when it comes to botox, this is a very, very potentially poisonous material. use it in tiny doses on patients. but it's an agent used in chemical warfare and it can permanently paralyze you. >> reporter: he says he is shocked and saddened to hear there's a large list of medical offices buying botox through a non--approved fda sort. >> my advice to be very cautious maybe even confront the physician and say, you know, this is my understanding that you might be getting medication from a source that's not fda-approved. can you talk to me about it? >> that was amber lee reporting. doctors say patients can request to see the bottle
CSPAN
Dec 24, 2012 1:30pm EST
, an overly cautious fda did not allow two things. now, this occurred under the obama administration. the first things they did not allow were addy haven'ts, something that extends the vaccine supply. so it stimulates the immune response so you don't feed as much vaccine if you add anage haven't. this is not a controversial technology. it's used in europe, okay? if it's used in europe, it's not a controversial technology. [laughter] that was not allowed. secondly, at the last minute they ordered a switch from multidose to single-of dose vials. why? the reason is because single-dose vials have less thimerosal, the chemical which contains a little bit of mercury that the anti-vaccine crowd says this causes autism, okay? in 2009 this has been thoroughly debunked for years, and yet obama's fda gave in to that. and partially, as a result, we had a vaccine shortage. what was the outcome of the 2009 h1n1 innewspaper wednesday saw? 61 million americans ended up becoming infected, 274,000 hospitalizations and 12,370 deaths. now, i'm not a person who says barack obama killed all those people.
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:30pm PST
of 100 on the f.d.a. shortage list. >> axelrod: jon, congress passed legislation last july giving the f.d.a. more authority to deal with cancer drug shortages. i'm wondering what's become of that. >> reporter: jim, that new law has made a big difference, and the key provision is the requirement that drug manufacturers let the f.d.a. know when there's an impending shortage. since that new law has passed, there has been a doubling of the notifications. the f.d.a. can increase imports from abroad and tell other manufacturers in the united states to step up production. so it's made a big difference. now, another provision in that law is that the f.d.a. set up a task force looking at other possible solutions to the drug shortage crisis, and they're required to submit that report to congress by this coming july. >> axelrod: dr. jon lapook, thank you. china now has the longest high- speed train line in the world. it runs 1,400 miles from beijing to the city of guangjo, about the distance from new york to miami. the chinese train can make the trip in eight hours. it would take amtrak 30 hours. in l
NBC
Dec 16, 2012 9:30pm PST
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FOX Business
Dec 24, 2012 2:00pm EST
. we are bracing ourselves to go off the fiscal cliff. plus, the fda gives a green light to genetically modified fish that could soon be in your local grocery store. you will have no idea that you are even buying one. we will explain that. more "money" coming up. ♪ ally bank. why they have a raise your rate cd. tonight our guest, thomas sargent. nobel laureate in economics, and one of the most cited economists in the world. professor sargent, can you tell me what cd rates will be in two years? no. if he can't, no one can. that's why ally h a raise your rate cd. ally bank. your money needs an ally. pick your [bleep] up. you're not [bleep] sittin' here. yes, i am. [laughter] move. move. [laughter/indistinct chatter] bully: give it to him hard. no, no, no, oww. announcer: every day, kids witness bullying... boy: why are you stabbing me with it? no! announcer: they want to help, but don't know how. no! oww. ohh, you guys... announcer: teach your kids how to be more than a bystander. visit stopbullying.gov. melissa: bin image wage hikes starting january 1. trying to push through increases
FOX Business
Dec 25, 2012 12:00am EST
. we are bracing ourselves to go off the fiscal cliff. plus, the fda gives green light to genetically modified fish that could soon be in your local grocery store. you will have no idea that you are even buying one. we will explain that. more "money" coming up. ♪ melissa: bin image wage hikes starting january 1. trying to push through increases in the new year. some say they can have a downside for already struggling local economies. joining me is jonathan hoenig. >> merry christmas. melissa: you sort of gift wrap yourself. are you wearing clothes underneath their? back. >> it does hurt the economy. it is based on supply and demand. melissa: everything you are saying makes so much sense. it is really hard to take what you are saying serious. did you catch a cab? [ laughter ] let's try to talk about this anyway. some people make the argument that if you pay workers more, they will spend more and that will fuel the economy. do you buy that back that is essentially cash for clunkers. it is that failed notion that if you give people more money to spend, that will create more. we need mo
KOFY
Dec 4, 2012 9:00pm PST
. fda scientist have ruled is as safe as have had from conventional atlantic salmon >> this is franken fish. >> very healthy beautiful salmon. >>reporter: big difference. size. this ace one-year-old atlantic salmon dwarfed by the new genetically altered salmon of the same able. how do they do it? by merming dna of 3 fish in on one. taking dna from a chinook salmon and he'll to produce atlantic sam open that grows fast from birth. >> you ka get the market size 12 months before any other type of salmon out there. >>reporter: the fish are ready for market and company now waits final fda approval. spwru we again too far? >> whole other section of the grocery store to this technology that we think is still not fully understood. >>reporter: there noise proven link between genetically altered food and health problems but critic skeptical but about the study and complain government scientist have in the done enough independent work and ignore the unknown. they worry spwru no proof this new fish will increase allergy. theorize alter who are men system could should cause cancer. fda rev
NBC
Dec 28, 2012 11:00am EST
, in the past year, there have been five fda warnings about fraudulent, fake, counterfeit botox. this is usually coming from pharmacies in canada. we personally get three calls a week from canadian distributors offering us botox and they say it's the real thing but i'm not sure it's the real thing. >> can you remind people what botox is used for? >> this is -- botox, this is an example of a patient getting botox. 1.5 million treatments this year. so it is safe. but botox is a poison. it is a poison. so the manufacturing of this has to be very careful, very exacting. and it has to be fda approved. so some doctors are receiving botox that's not been fda approved. there's fda approved botox and nonfda botox and we don't know what's in that. it hadn't been tested. >> this is not that you're going to somebody's home or garage to get botox injections. you're going to a doctor's office and you think that you're safe. >> right. >> and then i think the other thing, too, is that especially right how with financial times, people want things and they want them cheaper. >> everybody is looking for discounts
FOX Business
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm EST
wage hike. >>> plus the fda gives a green light to genetically modified fish. they could soon be in your local grocery store. they have no idea that you're even buying one. we'll explain that coming up. ♪ . oming up. ♪ ally bank. why they have a raise your rate cd. tonight our guest, thomas sargent. nobel laureate in economics, and one of the most cited economists in the world. professor sargent, can you tell me what cd rates will be in two years? no. if he can't, no one can. that's why ally has a raise your rate cd. ally bank. your money needs an ally. ♪ many hot dogs are within you. try pepto-bismol to-go, it's the power of pepto, but it fits in your pocket. now tell the world daniel... of pepto-bismol to-go. [heart beating] [heartbeat continues] [heartbeat, music playing louder] ♪ i'm feeling bter since you know me... ♪ announcer: this song was created with heartbeats of children in need. find out how it can help frontline health workers bring hope to millions of children at everybeatmatters.org. ♪ . melissa: it is a great wage debate. minimum wage hikes set for
CNN
Dec 9, 2012 11:30am PST
babies got listeria poisoning. contaminated food sickens about 48 million a year. 3,000 die. so the fda and usda are charged with protecting the simply. an 8.2 budget cut translates to $157 million. there's no word exactly what cuts would mean to staffing. >> both fda and usda are stretched pretty thin when it comes to the activities they do. they need increased resources and not fewer. >> agencies always say they're stretched. >> dean clancy is with freedom works and says the cuts leave nothing to fear. >> arguing that getting spending under control endangers public health and safety is a really irresponsible scare tactic. especially when you realize that these aren't real cuts. these are reductions from anticipated increases in spending. >> cut the budget for the work these agencies do, it's going to significantly impact them today. tomorrow. >> you made that one, didn't you? >> tressa bennett and her kids are now healthy and food safety advocates. >> remember, we all have to eat. >> and they say nobody should have to fear what they eat. >> a company that tracks food recalls says ther
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
die. so the fda are charged with protecting the food supply. an 8.2% budget cut translates to a combined $157 million. >> there's no word exactly what cuts would mean to inspector staffing. >> both the fda and usda-already stretched thin when it comes to inspection activities. they need increased resources, not fewer resources. >> agencies all say they're stretched. >> he is with freedom works and that's the cuts leave nothing to fear. >> arguing that getting spending under control endangers public health and safety is a really irresponsible scare tactic. especially when you realize that these aren't real cuts. these are reductions from anticipated increases in spending. >> cut the budget for the work these agencies do, it's going to signaturancely impact them today. going to significantly impact them tomorrow. >> you made that one. >> theresa and her kids are now healthy and food safety advocates. >> remember, we all have to eat. >> and they say nobody should have to fear what they eat. >> ama: a company that tracks food recalls says there war 414 last quarter, the highest
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
on the fda's shortage list has more than triples. >> reporter: how concerned are you? >> i think the public needs to be concerned but not pan pinged virtually every hospital in the country is facing the difficulty. >> reporter: manufacturing problems, drug companies eliminating older drugs in favor of more profitable one, and middle-man companies that buy up drugs in short supply and reselling them at huge markups. it gained big attention after brenda freese and her husband spoke out about a drug that her son needed to survive was in short supply. >> i think if it's not criminal, it should be made a crime, because what you're dealing is stealing somebody's life. >> reporter: derek malcort, wjz eyewitness news. >> the fda has tightened rules on drug manufacturers. >>> the national hurricane center is changing its warning system after superstorm sandy caught many off-guard. they are changing the definitions so people will be ready for extreme conditions. >>> people in krisfield are still suffering from sandy's damage after a federal decision not
FOX Business
Dec 16, 2012 8:30am EST
. 40 years? >> the product was invented to start a review process. the fda decided it was safe to be effective they weren't certain that if was safe and there is some environmental group. then the environmental groups came into protests it was substance was dangerous. and to have rearch to back it up. >> and to save nine humans to use the product but a and the ap -- epa to label the pesticide. >> is good for identified this. john: it kills a pass. >> the epa bacteria is a fancy word for a germ is considered a past. then these in midges of ddt. >> johnson & johnson and? >> quite an extensive use of. maybe they say tt publicly but to predict it will happen in the future. finally after 40 years they make a decision to go against them. in terms of planning commit makes sense to assume after 40 years they may never make a decision if they do, it may not be in their favor. is a safe product and it is then your toothpaste. john: your tax dollars at work? >> more horrible examples of government good intention gone wrong. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] they are a glowing example of what it
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
bought botox from a canadian supplier and could be unsafe because it's not f.d.a. approved. a letter was sent to these doctors last month. in that letter, it reads, the f.d.a. is very concerned that products distributed by these suppliers may cause harm to patients because they may be unsafe offer ineffective. a century city plastic surgeon, using non-f.d.a. approved medicines is ding rust. >> this could be very potentially poisonous. if it's an agents used in chemical warfare and can paralyze somebody permanently or paralyze your diaphragm so you can't breathe. >> reporter: he is shocked and saddened to hear there ace large hills of medical offices buying bow toxz through a non- approved f.d.a. source. >> my advice to them, to be very cautious, maybe even confront the physician and say, this is my understanding that you might be getting medication from a source that's not f.d.a. aprudent. can approved? can you talk to me about it? >> reporter: that was amber lee reporting. patients can request to see the bottles that the medication is drawn for. >>> i really love capturing who we ar
FOX Business
Dec 24, 2012 12:00pm EST
and a half minutes. one drug stock part of the well performers despite some big news from the fda. stick around. [ malennouncer ] it's tt time of year again. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you realldon't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it findone, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. ave a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all youeed is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. ashley: all right, alexa pharmaceuticals, one of the worst performing u.s. stocks today even though the drug developer got fda approval friday for mental health treatment drug. analysts say ther this seems toa disconnect between the realities of approval from the fda and exactly what that means. shares are down nearly 14% after having just jumped 50% in five weeks. shares are down more than 30% this year. there's been a wild ride to say the least. let's send it over to david asman
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 1:40am PST
this mysterious fish. fda scientists rule as safe as food from conventional atlantic salmon. this is what they call franken fish. >> beautiful salmon. >> reporter: the difference. size. this is a 1-year-old salmon dwarfed by a salmon of the same page. they merge the dna of three fish into one. taking dna from a chinook salmon and eel to produce a salmon that grows fact from birth. >> get to market ten months before any salmon out there. >> reporter: the fish are ready for market and the company awaits fda approval. have we gone too far. >> a whole another section of the grocery store for the technology that we think is not fully understood. >> reporter: there is no proven link between genetically altered food and health problems. they complain government scientists have not done enough independent work and ignore the unknown. they worry but have no proof this new fish will increase allergies and theorize its altered hormone system could somehow cause cancer. the fda's review of company data found those concerns unfounded. is this something i should be afraid of? >> man has been altering t
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm EST
for apple. somebody has to buy the stock. goinn over the fiscal cliff means big budget cuts for the fda and drug approval. we'll talk to acorda and how their company will fare. ashley: let's o to nicole petallides on the floor of the new york stock exchange. nicole? >> ashley, tracy, this is one of those days where you see the back and forth action, right? we stay in this trend line, just establishing right around the unchanged line, the dow jones industrials for example, are up .1 of 1%. the s&p is up a quarter of 1%. tech negative nasdaq the most interesting story today because it has been under pressure while you've seen the other two indices last few days trying to give it a go. the nasdaq has been held back. one of the main reasons because of apple which you duly noted at the top of the show. take a look at nasdaq composite right now which is gaining more than half of 1%, seeing a gain of about 17 points for the tech-heavy nasdaq. it is not back at the 3,000 mark yet. let's look also at apple. because that's key. it is up almost 11 dollars here, a gain of 2%. it traded as low as 5
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm EST
that has a side effect that isn't quite evident now. is the fda a going to look at this and say give us a couple more years of studies and maybe we'll use it, but right now we have something that will work. >> that's exactly what has happened, we have met with the fda and we have what's called a special protocol agreement, it's an spa. and this agreement is for the conduct of a pivotal phase three trial and we have one for hodgkin's lymphoma and one for t-cell lymphoma and the t-cell lymphoma trial should start within the next month or two and we're really excited to do those trials, get them done and then become the standard of care and really redefine front line therapy for all these patients with two different types of lymphoma. >> when you say front line therapy, how much is currently spent on the system, the cocktail that's used for the front line therapies? >> i can tell you about patient numbers. in front line hodgkin's lymphoma, it's about 10,000 patients a year just in the united states. and if you look at the t-cell market, it's roughly 5,000 to 6,000 patients in the united st
FOX News
Dec 2, 2012 10:00pm PST
used to work for the fda didn't like this really cool scientific process that separates the beef trimmings and you get the remaining ground beef so they coined this term deliberately to hurt the company, and -- >> the company was doing something our instinct, taking the last bit bet of beef off the bone by trimming slightly and saved the money and saved the environment. >> anding for get just the environment. i get tired of hearing that argument. what about us? everybody on abc constantly saying, oh, you should eat leaner beef, worry about your health. so when we try to eat the leaper beef, they tack that away from us, too. >> and not using it wastes 5,000 companies a -- cows a day. >> they said the term pink slime 178 times either on their broadcast. >> then they started taking it back. >> there's a classic journalism. they said the term commonly used -- and then of course what you find, no, it's not. washington post, new york times, one or two times a most they ever used it prior to that. >> what's the agent? why? >> the agenda is all the activists who are pushing against meat,
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
requirements they register with the fda some companies could find ways to avoid listing devices that would be subject to fda approval to avoid the tax. experts say the fda may have to rely on complains from third parties to find out about -- companies that evading the requirements. ellen brightman, new york stock exchange. >>> everybody is hoping the rain holds off, it holds off today, better part of tomorrow, keep our fingers crossed. you can see some of the fog moving about this morning thickest north bay valleys, tiburon, belvedere over to about oakland this morning. clouds gone so is the rain, dry now rotating you can see it up there scan being the skies looking for that next storm from the west tomorrow afternoon. let's talk about right now. temperatures running mainly in the 40s and 50s out there. heads-up on guerneville and napa river, russian river guerneville and napa river at napa, for the most part crested starting to fall even with the extra rain i don't think there will be flooding concerns tomorrow into wednesday. 37 napa, santa rosa everybody else in the 40s, low to mid 40s
FOX Business
Dec 1, 2012 1:00am EST
should know that there is all kinds of stuff in food that probably would bother you more. the fda says in a jar of mushrooms the size there can legally be o more than 20 maggots. and a box of raisins there can be no more than 35 fruit fly eg. and this much pasta can have up to 450 bug parts. i'm not saying any of these do, but that is the law. most of these products have been set parts, things that ar far grocer then finally textured beef. it is an organization that wants to get you, and it will. >> they did. thk you. i invited my old abc bosses to come on this program in response, but they did not respond. coming up, a taste test. passing out samples of zebra and antelope meet. which tastes better? should we even eat that? if so, then what about a horse or dog? what are the limits? that i next. some juice! woman: it's gonna be good! she's excited. little t of kale. please don't put this onlne. woman: i'm putting it all over the line! it's wet. it needs something. no, it'll go. woman: don't break my juicer! looks good. you ready to try it? woman: come on, baby! announcer: challenge you
FOX Business
Dec 1, 2012 9:00pm EST
you more. the fda says in a jar of mushrooms the sizthere can legally be no more than 20 maggots. and a box of raisins there can be no more than 35 fruit fly eggs. and this much pasta can have up to 450 bug parts. i'm not saying any of these do, but that is the law. most of these products have been set parts, things that are far grocer then finally textured be. it is an organization that wants to get you, and it will. >> they did. thank you. i invited my old abc bosses to come on this program in response, but they did not respond. coming up, a taste test. passing out samples of zebra and antelope meet. which tastes better? should we even eat that? if so, then what about a horse or dog? what are the limits? that is next. want to try to crack it? yeah, that's the way to do it! now we need a little bit more... [ male announcer ] at humana, we understand the value of qualittime and personal attention. which is why we are proud to partner with health care professionals who understand the difference that quality me with ourembers can make... that's a very nice cake! ohh! [ giggles ] [
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2012 9:00pm EST
that there is all kinds of stuff in food that probably would bother you more. the fda says in a jar of mushrooms the size there can legally be no more than 20 maggots. and a box of raisins there can be no more than 35 fruit fly eggs. and this much pas can have up to 450 bug parts. i'm not saying any of these do, but that is the law. most of these products have been set parts, things that are far grocer then finally textured beef. it is an organization that wants to get you, and it wil. >> they did. thank you. i invited my old abc bosses to come on this program in response, but they did not respond. coming up, a taste test. passing out samples of zebra and antelope mee. which tastes better? should we even eat that? if so, then what about a horse or dog? what are the limit that is next. can i help you? i heard you guys can ship ground for less than the ups store. that's right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot? [ male announcer ] break from he holiday stress. save on ground shipping at fedex office. yo
FOX News
Dec 1, 2012 12:00pm PST
you more. the fda says in a jar of mushrooms the size there can legally be no more than 20 maggots. and a box of raisins there can be no more than 35 fruit fly eggs. and this much pasta can have up to 450 bug parts. i'm not saying any of these do, but that is the law. most of these products have been set parts, things that are far grocer then finally textured beef. it is an organization that wants to get you, and it will. >> they did. thank you. i invited my old abc bosses to come on this program in response, but they did not respond. coming up, a taste test. passing out samples of zebra and antelope meet. which tastes better? should we even eat that? if so, then what about a horse or dog? what are the limits? that is next. ♪ ♪ m?ad? guys? [ engine turns over ] [ engine revs ] ♪ he'll be fine. [ male announcer ] more people are leaving bmw, mercedes and lexus for audi than ever before. take advantage of exceptional values during the season of audi event. anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
for final fda approval on what critics are calling their manmade fish. abc news got exclusive access to a facility in panama where the company is bioengineering atlantic salmon that grow a lot faster than natural salmon. basically, the company merges dna from chinook salmon and sea eels to produce its salmon. and our jim avila, he was brave enough to taste it. >> nothing's going to happen to me or my children if they eat this fish? >> it will make you healthier. man has been altering the nature of animals since man walked upright and began domesticating animals. the beef that we consume, the pork that we consume today, don't resemble their early ancestors at all. >> critics worry but have no proof that the new fish will increase allergies. an fda review of company information found that concern to be unfounded. >>> mcdonald's is the latest fast food chain with a special promotion this month. a cult favorite is returning, the mcrib pork sandwich. >> yes. >> saucey goodness. although the national launch is the 17th, it's already available in some areas. look at those smiles. a leaked m
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one non-narcotic pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away if your mood worsens, you have unusual changes in mood or behavior or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants can increase these in children, teens, and young adults. cymbalta is not approved for children under 18. people taking maois or thioridazine or with uncontrolled glaucoma should not take cymbalta. taking it with nsaid pain relievers, aspirin, or blood thinners may increase bleeding risk. severe liver problems, some fatal, were reported. signs include abdominal pain and yellowing skin or eyes. tell your doctor about all your medicines, including those for migraine and while on cymbalta, call right away if you have high fever, confusion and stiff muscles or serious allergic skin reactions like blisters, peeling rash, hives, or mouth sores to address possible life-threatening conditions. talk about your alcohol use, liver disease and before you reduce or stop cymbalta
KRON
Dec 9, 2012 8:00pm PST
a year, 3000 people die, so the fda and the usda's food safety and inspection service are charged with protecting the food supply. an 8-point-2 percent budget cut translates to a combined $157 million dollars. there's no word exactly what cuts would mean to inspector staffing "both fda and usda are already stretched pretty thin when it comes to the inspection activities and the food safety work they do.they really need increased resources and not fewer resources." >> "agencies always say they're stretched". >> dean clancy is with freedomworks an organization that promotes smaller government, and he says the cuts leave nothing to fear. >> "arguing that getting spending under control endangers public health and safety is a really irresponsible scare tactic. especially when you realize that these aren't real cuts, these are reductions from anticipated increases in spending". >> "if you cut the budget for the work that these agencies do, it is going to significantly impact them today, its going to impact them tomorrow" "you made this one, didn't you?' >> tressa bennett and her kids a
SFGTV2
Nov 30, 2012 10:30pm PST
to see these changes with the laws so if fda has proposals out for medical imaging around kids so you know how to downsize a radiation dose for kids who is smaller, their physical size is narrower, and also to make machines more accountable and more clear in how they work. >> [inaudible]. >> it's very low doses but that's an excellent question and i thought somebody would probably ask that. so, the united states preventative services task force in 2009 came out with a proposal to revise guidelines saying that perhaps women aged 40 to 50, there's no cost benefit really for that age group in terms of having mammogram of average risk, so recommended that women start mammography at age ao where the benefits really out weigh the risk, you don't have 40 years left in your life span at that point perhaps, you have 30, you're at a less vulnerable stage of life so there are a lot more benefits for life, your breast cancer risks are higher, so you know, the age 40 to 50, there's still a lot of debate about that and women need to discuss this with their own health care providers, but recent rese
NBC
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm EST
to examine breast tissue one layer at a time, rendering deeper and more accurate readings. the fda has sent a warning letter to more than 350 doctors about a bad batch of zero talks -- of botox. the fda says it cannot be sure it is safe and effective. it could also be counterfeit. it was not manufactured in the proper way. operators of more than 4000 websites were ordered to stop selling unapproved drugs to u.s. customers. a majority of those websites were operated by canada drugs. doctors should only get botox from licensed u.s. pharmacies. now to the topic of obesity. it is the time we all seem to gain a little bit more is the holidays at. it can increase your risk for cancer. it would seem that eating less would help, but it is more complicated than that. even if we were to be the same amount of calories, there is still inconclusive evidence that it would reduce cancer risk. so, what can we do? >> it is an interesting question. is cancer really caused by adult weight gain, but the city? over a lifetime, avoiding the weight gain will absolutely translate into lower cancer risk. >> scienti
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